From Oil to Asset: The CDO’s Role in Refining Real Estate Data 

Data is the new oil. As the world adapts to the new normal, data has become a real estate firm’s most valuable asset. Data can be viewed as a rich resource like oil, but it requires a CDO to refine it and produce assets. CDOs are tasked with leading efforts to monetize this data, and in real estate, data is the backbone of advanced technologies such as AI and machine learning. Yao Morin, Chief Data Officer of JLL Technologies, will delve into key points on unlocking the power of data.

Exasol Report: 46% of CDOs Say that an Organization’s Expectations for the CDO Role are Too High and Misinformed

Our friends over at Exasol released the results of its landmark global study the defines the changes needed for today’s aspiring CDOs – and the organizations that recruit them- to prosper. The survey uncovered high demand for strong data leadership, as well as some confusion and uncertainty about the CDO role.

Financial Chief Data Officers Making Advances in Data Management and Compliance but Over Half of Manual Processes Remain

A new survey, conducted by WBR Insights among data and information technology executives within the financial services sector and sponsored by InterSystems, highlights that financial organizations are allocating significant portions of their budget to compliance initiatives, and that 54% of those surveyed further revealed that at least half of these functions are still performed manually within their organization.

Why Companies Must Feed Data Unicorns to Maximize ROI

In this contributed article, Amar Kanagaraj, Founder and CEO of oneDPO, presents an innovative concept to handle enterprise data. Data assets are used and valued differently depending on the organization and, within that, the team. We can classify data assets based on usage into four categories.

Chief Data Officer Survey and Research Results

Research undertaken by YouGov on behalf of analytics database provider Exasol finds that 72% of businesses worry that their inability to generate insights through the analysis of data will have a negative impact on financial performance. This is despite a similar number (77%) of respondents stating that data is now their organization’s most valuable asset. The findings of the research, combined with additional desk research and the views from a number of industry commentators, are brought together in Exasol’s new eBook.

Chief Data Officer Survey and Research Results

Exasol released the findings of a survey of nearly 1,000 IT directors in the US, UK and Germany about their organization’s use of data and the role of Chief Data Officers (CDO) in their organizations. The survey found – among other things – that 72% of businesses worry that their inability to generate insights through the analysis of data will have a negative impact on financial performance.

CDO Role Evolving as Data Becomes Driving Force for Many Companies

The job of Chief Data Officers is changing and evolving at a rapid pace. The CDO role, in many cases, is one of the most important strategically for many businesses and organizations driven by data. A new white paper from Io-Tahoe explores the best approaches for CDOs to succeed in todays quickly evolving market.

Questions on CDOs and CAOs: Getting harder as the Game Evolves

In this contributed article, Todd Wright, Global Lead for GDPR Solutions at SAS, considers the complexities and related questions that arise around the ever-evolving data landscape.

CDO – The New Seat in the C-Suite

More and more enterprises have named a CDO – Chief Data Officer – to lead the effort to protect data and turn it into an asset. CDO positions have more than quadrupled over the last four years. Our friends over at Semarchy have prepared the compelling infographic below to formalize the role of the CDO.